Apple releases iOS 15 – Everything you need to know

Apple releases iOS 15 - Everything you need to know

Apple has released the latest operating system for its users, iOS 15 which is packed with new features that help users connect with others.

The new update, iOS 15, iPadOS 15 and WatchOS 8, brings new ways to deal with notifications, tools to keep work and home life separate, the ability to FaceTime video call with non-Apple users and more.

Apple iOS 15 Compatible devices

Apple smartphones – iOS 15

  • 2015’s iPhone 6S or newer
  • first-generation iPhone SE

Apple tablets – iPadOS 15.

  • 2014’s iPad Air 2
  • 2015’s iPad mini 4
  • 2017’s iPad 5th Generation or newer

Apple Watches – WatchOS 8

  • 2017’s Series 3 or newer

iOS 15 notifications on iPhones

Apple iOS 15 comes with a notification summary that automatically collects all notifications together and delivers them at an appropriate time. The feature also allows users to arrange notifications by priority.

FaceTime to Windows and Android

FaceTime calls can now work on Android and Windows devices as well. Users will be able to generate links that can be shared with those on Android or Windows.

Additional iOS 15 Features

  • Siri adds Announce Notifications on AirPods and the ability for users to share what’s on their screen just by asking. Siri can now be enabled in third-party HomeKit accessories, so HomePod and HomePod mini users can easily and securely ask Siri to send a message, set a reminder, or broadcast an Intercom message to the family from more devices in the home.7
  • iCloud+ combines everything users love about iCloud with new premium features, including Hide My Email, expanded HomeKit Secure Video support, and an innovative new internet privacy service, iCloud Private Relay.8 Current iCloud storage subscribers will be upgraded to iCloud+ automatically at no additional cost. All iCloud+ plans can be shared with people in the same Family Sharing group, so everyone can enjoy the new features, storage, and elevated experience that comes with the service.
  • The Health app gets a new sharing tab that lets users share their health data with family, caregivers, or a care team, trends give users a way to focus attention on meaningful changes in personal health metrics, and Walking Steadiness is a new metric that empowers people to proactively manage their fall risk. Users also have the ability to store verifiable COVID-19 vaccination or test result records directly in the Health app, so they can easily access them at any time.
  • Translate adds a new Auto Translate feature that automatically detects when a user begins speaking and translates speech without tapping the microphone button, allowing for conversation across languages to flow more naturally. Systemwide translation makes it possible to translate text anywhere on iPhone by selecting it and tapping Translate.
  • New iPhone setup makes it more seamless than ever to get started with iPhone. Existing iPhone users can temporarily back up data to iCloud — even without a subscription — to easily transfer their data to a new iPhone.9 For those moving to iPhone for the first time, an improved Move to iOS experience easily transfers photo albums, files, folders, and Accessibility settings, so iPhone feels personal right from the start.
  • Accessibility features include the ability to explore people, objects, text, and tables within images in more detail with VoiceOver, and new background sounds play continuously in the background to mask unwanted environmental or external noise. Sound actions customize Switch Control to work with mouth sounds, and users can customize display and text size settings on an app-by-app basis. Apple is also bringing support for recognizing imported audiograms — charts that show the results of a hearing test — to Headphone Accommodations.

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